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PBS
Sep 29, 2010 7:00pm PDT
early this year when the u.s. decided to sell arms to taiwan. the u.s. defense department says the agreement was made at a meeting in beijing on wednesday, with deputy assistant secretary michael schiffer and chinese officials. the two countries agreed to expand dialogue and deepen military cooperation. they'll hold working-level talks in hawaii in mid october. a vice ministerial meeting -- or vice ministerial-level meeting is scheduled later this year in washington. the two sides had recently started to improve bilateral relations. u.s. president barack obama met chinese premier wen jiabao in new york last week. they confirmed the need to deepen economic and security ties. >>> a former deputy secretary-general of the main governing democratic party is now in china in a bid to repair the frayed ties between japan and china. relations soured after japanese authorities detained the captain of a chinese fishing boat that had collided with japan coast guard patrol ships earlier this month. the incident occurred near japan's senkaku islands, which are also claimed by chinese, or chi
SFGTV
Sep 29, 2010 11:00pm PDT
and use. i am the chair, sophie maxwell, and i am joined by david chiu and later eric mar. madam clerk? clerk somera: please turn off all cell phones. chair maxwell: i believe we do not have other reports today. madam clerk, i number one. clerk somera: mission bay north, blocks n3-n3a. >> what you have before you is a project that is located within mission bay north. i will give you the image so you can see where that is. we're talking about public infrastructure for blocks n3 and n3a, and that includes the sidewalk as well. that is on king and berry and between fourth and fifth, and i will show you an example of the structure. the sidewalk on berry, from property line to property line, street trees, and street lights. the director of public works issued a notice determining that the project was completed and ready for acceptance and intended use. the department of planning has determined that it met the terms of the general plan, in the redevelopment agency determines the acceptance of the appurtenance and that they are consistent with the redevelopment plan. if you have any questions
SFGTV
Sep 30, 2010 12:30am PDT
to have legislative chambers, someone separate up there from the rest of us. i wonder if there were other designs having the equivalent of what we had here with the clerk and the president of the board working side-by-side. i also know from experience of watching the president conduct business here, and having a clerk at next to the president is an important function. i wonder if there was a discussion about configuration that would provide ample access for people with disabilities. >> there was a great deal of discussion about that as an alternate design. there were a couple of reasons why that approach was rejected. the most important perspective is that we did not trust that the podium would be permanently there. once they don't have someone in a wheelchair on the board like we have changes in administration, someone wants to use the president's podium, we would have one of two situations. we would start using the podium again and we would have another situation, or we would have a backlash against the disability community. this is a common occurrence. why do we need to use it? ada is
FOX News
Sep 30, 2010 11:00am EDT
you on a friday, bye bye jenna: hi everybody, thank you for joining us, i'm jenna lee, rick: i'm rick folbaum. "happening now", in' top box, chilling new video from the fbi of the destructive power of the foiled times square bomb attempt and brand new information about a second planned attack. jenna: in the middle box, new details about another terror plot overseas, the shocking revelations about the men allegedly targeting germany, france and the u.k., what this means for our national safety. rick: in the bottom box, a tea party coloring book for kids, now reportedly prompting death threats for the publisher. he joins us live, coming up this hour. yuen jen but we begin with a fox news weather alert, the east coast, socked with a major storm today, now sweating even tornadoes, a very big concern. look at what people in north carolina are dealing with today, nearly two -- 21 inches of rain in wilmington. one woman says she's never seen anything like it: >> i used to live in houston, and i thought i'd seen a lot of rain there, but this is incredible. i've never seen flooding like this.
SFGTV
Sep 29, 2010 11:30pm PDT
us today is really the beginning of a conversation to find out the fate of cathedral hills, to find out if that will be the same type of engine for human betterment or whether it is displacement to be continued. thank you. >> good afternoon. i am also with the good neighbor coalition. we have been working with residents as well as community- based organizations in the tenderloin and central city, and we have been doing a lot of outreach and education about the van ness area plan, special with residents in our community, and we have found a lot of folks are wondering about the issues that have not been looked at and have basically been ignored, and the folks in our community are watching it very closely. we want to know that housing will be billed out of this play and. for the most part, folks are concerned about the increased number of jobs in the immediate area to the hospital and the impact on affordable housing in an already low-income neighborhood, where housing is already a distress situation. as well as the impacts that traffic will have on the neighborhood, which could have b
NBC
Sep 29, 2010 11:00pm PDT
she comes to this chase bank to use the atm but won't anymore. >> on august 22, the robber walked up behind a woman and put his arm around her neck. he didn't have a knife but he brought her to the ground. >> this is a nice area with a plaza and everything. you shouldn't have to worry, but people shouldn't be getting money that late at night, anyway. >> that's why when she goes to the atm, craig bunch goes with her. >> you don't go alone, especially if you're getting money out. >> and we've noticed quite a number of people using this atm in the past 20 minutes. most are coming with one other person. if you have any other information regarding this case, please call san jose police. we're live in san jose tonight, bay area news. >>> san francisco working on a bill that would require every dna in every rape kit be tested. some dna has been sitting in crime labs for months, even years, leaving victims with little justice. >> reporter: supervisor katie aleola says the law will be ready for review in two weeks. she says it would require the timely testing of dna samples in every rape case
PBS
Sep 30, 2010 12:00am PDT
!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. a federal appeals court has ruled u.s. corporations can no longer be sued for human rights violations abroad under the longstanding alien tort statute. and a little notice drilling thisonth, the second u.s. court of appeals ruled that alien tort claims can only be brought against individuals, not corporations. the ruling dismissed a lawsuit accusing the oil giant royal dutch shell of complicity in the murder and torture of nigerian activists including ken saro- wiwa. in a separate opinion, second circuit judge criticized the ruling writing -- a federal appeals court has issued a temporary order reinstating government funding for embryonic stem cell research. on tuesday, the u.s. court of appeals for the district of columbia circuit issued a stay of a lower court injunction that blocked the obama administration's reversal of bush-era restrictions on stem cell funding. the lower court had ruled the funding violates a 1996 law prohibiting federal money for any research that destroys or threatens human embryos. the funding wi
SFGTV
Sep 30, 2010 2:00am PDT
of us, one copy here, one to my neighbor. he ask him to pay $1,100. the gentleman, he have 81 years. another letter to my neighbor, virginia. she's 85 years. he ask her to pay $671. another one, he owe them or he said he owe them over $1,000. another neighbor, and myself finally, he ask us to pay him money for what? i pay my rent. they pay their rent. something's wrong. somebody taking -- i must have courage to wake him up, not only him but the people here who are with him. i say it before, i say it again. you're never going to be the god of my building and you never give us paper as harassment. we have rights to sue the city, to hire some people like you. we want to know why you charge us for all this money. if you try to come out of, i have right to take it to courts and i have rights as i did before to -- as all the people in my building. i would like to tell to my friend, happy birthday. president chiu: thank you. next speaker. >> good afternoon, supervisors. don't accept money from the friends and foundation. you may be wondering in these difficult times out public library is d
CBS
Sep 29, 2010 5:30pm PDT
afford it. get california working again-for all of us. >> couric: tonight the threat of terror, a plot is uncovered for a series of attacks across europe and prosecutors say a simulation shows that the failed attack in times square would have been devastating. i'm katie couric. also tonight, new safety questions about regional jets. after landing gear failures on a number of canadian-built planes. >> stay down! stay down! >> couric: and a new treatment for the most common cancer in babies and children produces exciting results. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. the world watched stunned as terrorists trained in pakistan attacked mumbai, india, nearly two years ago. they killed more than 170 people and wounded 300. now officials say terrorists tied to al qaeda have been planning new attacks just like it in europe, and some of the recent c.i.a. drone attacks in pakistan may have been launched to disrupt the plot. justice correspondent bob orr is following t
CBS
Sep 29, 2010 11:00pm PDT
us she will release evidence tomorrow that whitman knew that the maid was an illegal immigrant. this after a traumatic day and saw the maid sobbing in front of live tv cameras. whitman insisting she didn't know the woman was in the country illegally. robert miles on this surprise in the race for governor. >> reporter: the undocumented maid claimed she worked here at meg whitman's home for almost a decade. she goes on to say that entire time she was financially abused, exploited, and ultimately fired but only after meg whitman decided to run for governor. choking back tears, nicky diaz santillan that her status was not a secret from her former employer. >> we have no food, no job, no place to live. and for that reason, we made a decision to come here. i tell her that she knew that. and i don't have papers to work here. and i need her help. i want her to help me get immigration. >> reporter: the former maid with gloria allred at her side says whitman engaged in her own form of don't asken don't tell. paying her $23 an hour to clean and perform nanny duty for nine years until june
SFGTV
Sep 30, 2010 9:30am PDT
more money than we have ever had invested, thanks to president obama's vision to connect us with high-speed rail. that is his vision. and it is also vice-president biden's vision. that money had -- would not have been in there if the president, chief of staff, others, said that we need a high speed system in america. this year, we will have $2.5 billion additionally. i have no doubt you will be competing for that, here in san francisco, and around california. the third thing i want to say, the reason california got the most money, you have your act together. you have been working on this for a decade. i agree with what senator boxer said. the people deserve a lot of credit. to go to the polls to cast votes to raise taxes in order to develop the kind of infrastructure, the people deserve credit. it takes great leadership, and you have it in california. california got the most high- speed rail money because you have your act together and you want high-speed rail, you have to been working on it for a decade. now you are way ahead of the curve. fourth, when this bill passed, the first per
SFGTV
Sep 30, 2010 4:30pm PDT
be a disservice to those of us who live in the neighborhood and to the city of san francisco. thank you. commissioner fong: thank you. >> hello and thank you. my company offers design, research, sales, and marketing support to research developers. i am here to address the fact that there is a misconception that there is a housing surplus in san francisco when in reality, there is actually going to be a shortage. in about 2007, we've peaked with about 3000 condominiums, and from that time, we have about 800 right now that are not sold for in contract, and on average in the past few years, we have had about 1000 homes, new condominiums and absorber in san francisco each year, so knowing those facts, and also knowing the fact that there is no new major residential project on the books right now that is in construction, that leads us to say that there is going to be a housing shortage. the development of eight washington will bring in new housing to the embarcadero as well as liven up the area. i definitely am in support of the project, and i think the washington project will help the housi
CBS
Sep 30, 2010 12:00pm EDT
>>> this is 9 news now. >>> hello. i'm jc hayward. thanks for joining us. our 9 news now team called it. our weather team said we were going to have storms and storms we have had. and they have been causing problems because there are pockets in our region dealing with flooding. the driver of a car in annandale, taking a look right now at the picture, he had to be rescued. he was in deep water. the question remaining is, how much longer before it's over. so let's get to our meteorologist howard who has more on the day's storm alert. >> jc, tropical rains have been phenomenal. they are letting schools out and i doubt they will be going again tomorrow down there. the back edge and western sections pull in to west central virginia. in a few hours we will start to see a lull. we are not done with the rain yet. the tropical connection going to the atlantic and looks like another wave may be forming so that more rain could be tonight in to tomorrow. and with all of the rain we have had, the light greene county, the entire metro region, southern maryland, culpeper, up to pennsylvania,
SFGTV
Sep 30, 2010 1:00am PDT
the future. it is about our children. it is about those who come after us. if you make this chamber fully accessible, and that includes the podium -- political hierarchy has been around forever. what you are saying to the future is the only thing to stand between you and the height of your achievement is your ability to work hard and dreamed big. thank you very much. [applause] supervisor chiu: next speaker please. >> as you know, and i am physically challenged. i was program director for ada. what we have here is a situation in this historic building about accommodation, and if you value without any bias to statements made by some of the supervisors, you will see [inaudible] is accessible. for you, who think you are an expert at ada, looking at this date, it is not ada-accessible. i would have to make it wide so that two wheelchair's could go in. if i try to consider that, then this desk would have to move backwards. so let's not blow this out of proportion, okay? let's not blow it out of proportion. because there are a few people who basing they are doing the right thing, who may think
PBS
Sep 29, 2010 6:30pm PDT
and -- >> u.n. declaration? >> and the bill the rights, the u.s. charter. he was also interested in the revolutionary period. washington -- was fascinated to spend sometime with washington's documents. he knew a great deal about american history. he also knew a great deal about the american revolution, for example, that we like so many other democracies began with support from other countries. we began with french support. they have coalition support in iraq. he was well aware of the time that it took the us. to go from revolution to government, over a decade. he was interested in lincoln and the civil war. we talked a lot about lincoln and saw lincoln documents. then he had a very surprised q. he wanted to see documents of the precedence apparently really fascinates him, john quincy adams so we showed -- >> did he explain his interest? >> well, he didn't beyond the point that he was fascinated with the father son aspect of this adams senior -- bush senior, bush junior. >> i see. did he comment on anything like transparency of his from the documents? >> well, we tried to explain
MSNBC
Sep 30, 2010 3:00am EDT
gut that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. join us again tomoight om dublin, i'll have my interview with president bill clinton. right now it's time for "the ed show" with ed schultz. >>> good evening, americans and welcome to "the ed show" tonight from new york, these stories on the table and really hitting my hot buttons tonight. >>> new jersey governor chris christie cares about really two things, money and power. he thinks the key to education is cutting teacherer's pensions and doing away with job security. the guy is an anti-union dude, antiworker and he's trying to raise his political profile on the backs of workers, my commentary on new jersey's teacher of the year is also going to be here to sound-off on all of that. >>> newt gingrich's trying to fire up the tea party nut jobs by calling president obama a threat to our basic way of life. and then he's preaching about values? his cry for attention really at this point is pretty sad, isn't it? >>> and after talking about mice with human brains and monkey evolution i was wondering where christine o'donnell
SFGTV
Sep 30, 2010 4:30am PDT
,000 of funds for back to work day referring to the funds be used for capital projects instead. there was considerable discussion on this item. the chair pro tem moved to allocate funds for free of the -- three of the projects, including bicycle safety and back to work day, as he feels that bicycle capital improvements are more important than bicycle out reach as a matter of principle and that the city builds bicycle facilities, people will come to use them. out of reach was said to be critical to use the facilities and support the goal of increasing the share of bicycle facilities. staff pointed out that there is a majority of 1.4 $4 million included in the five-year program for the bicycle program for the facilities. explaining that as part of the mta program for bicyclist, education and outreach, engineering and enforcement, these are all enforcement -- important. civil facilities are not sufficient. you must educate and encourage their use. glenn davis asked about previous outbreak -- every to efforts and modes for bicyclist and what the sources of the data for the program
CBS
Sep 30, 2010 7:00am EDT
. these drivers are only able to squeeze by using that left shoulder. as a result of that, they are in a solid jam up at river road. let's show you 50 west where we have more problems. this is new. an accident at mlk jr. highway. you have a one hour drive moving it outside northbound on 95 from dale city to the mixing bowl. clearing bumper-to-bumper. that is the only good news there with no accidents. watch for flooding on the inner and outer loop at the 123 exit. you have a good amount of congestion at 95 to 66. as you continue over trying to get to the american legion bridge. we have crash activity. it comes from the dulles toll road to 67. we know that all of the access lanes are blocked. it is taking away one lane on the left side. drivers here are pretty much stacked at hunter mill. back to you. >>> thank you. you heard it from howard and devin. we are under a flood watch until 9:00 p.m. flooding during a downpour is a concern in alexandria. we have jessica from old town along king street. >> reporter: good morning. we are at the very end of king street where it terminates at the potomac. i w
KOFY
Sep 30, 2010 11:30am PDT
the public is goingto pay for on election day. terry mcsweeney join us now from oakland with more. terr >> 15 offics have either quit or retired from the oakland police department since july and the folks here at the police offir's association say the funding is there, replace the but the city administrar and others are saying why do anything right now until we see whatoters do about measure x on the nomber ballo you will remember in july '80 officers were let go to close thecity's budget problem. 15 are retired since then, two more are leaving nxt week and it keeps going. measure x would bring dozens of officers on the force by imposing a parcel tax of $360. between now and the election, it is a matter of public and officer safety to put ery funded officer on the force even if just for a few weeks. >> if there's money to do this and they're underfunding us and said they were goin to fund us a certain amount then bring officers back. if they have to lay them off next year, then we do but we at least have a full staff. they need to do that. >> we want to bring back one or two or three or four
PBS
Sep 30, 2010 2:00pm PDT
memoir. we are glad to have joined us. join us for a ethan bronner air and james l. roy, coming up. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance proudly supports tavis smiley. tavis and nationwide insurance, working to improve financial literacy and the economic empowerment that comes with it. >> ♪ nationwide is on your side ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: u.s. special envoy george mitchell is on an emergency mission to rescue the latest efforts for peace in the region. i am joined from jerusalem by ethan bronner. thanks for your time, a bit too heavy on the program tonight, sir pitt >> is a pleasure to be here. tavis: let me start with the obvious, the thing that has raised this level of concern so high tonight on the scale. israel, on sunday, allowed the moratorium on jewish settlements being built in the west bank, that allow
SFGTV
Sep 30, 2010 7:00am PDT
is a terrible thing to waste. i feel like all of us are starng to see what the problems in this country are. i think plenty of people are opinionated. i don't think there's many forums where you can really express yourself or try to make a difference or anything. i mean...wha'...whatdo... what do i do, ya' know? the only people that i'm able to affect are the people who care about what i have to say. there is something you can do, but i'm sure it wouldn't be, uh...easy. different man: i get angry about it, but it's like... ya' know, in my own apartment. [laughs] >> please stand for the pledge of allegiance. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> roll call. >> will someone take roll call? joe marshall? vice president mazzucco: present. >> turn the lights on. commissioner chan: present. commissioner hammer: present. commisser kingsley: present. >> commissioner, you have a quorum. president marshall: this is a regular meeting of the san francisco police depar
SFGTV
Sep 30, 2010 4:00pm PDT
. the average for theké last four years in california has been 7%, so we used 3%. v8we also used 99 yearsm$ perpetuity, even though the four releases 66. we just want/q to emphasize subsequent transfers in total annum would be three and $27 $405 million. $327 million, a net present valuew it would result in total p9p to the port of $13.4 million against the rfp that was before the crash. p$we are very pleasedn; that s constructs that we have worked on for a number of years with port staff has resulted insometa long-term benefitjb for the port and set a precedent that we hope n enormous amount of benefit for the city. quickly so people do not have to readx8ñ it. ad best use for the land. we calculate the ifd a $40 million benefit which can be used for public focuses a the waterfront, and in addition to gramm values. we are delivering an areaés of public open space which is greater than the area we are buying. back. participation and and sales from fees, e feet of measurably improved/e%ec open space, about 51% of the retail restaurants for the securing the neighborhood. the taxing from
WETA
Sep 30, 2010 2:00am EDT
many good friends from united states and in fact this week for u.n. week was quite important for us because the basic multilateral firms we did have unique opportunity to have good promotion events for mongolia, especially for business environment and also bilateral meetings with many other dignitaries. so what we have found is growing and strong interest to mongolia and most importantly support from our friends. >> rose: thank you for coming. >> i know you have to leave the country and safe travel and look forward to coming to mongolia. >> thank you, please, do come to mongolia. i especially invite you to co. >> rose: watch out, i'll come. (laughs) any golf courses over there? >> yes. in fact we have one. >> rose: one? you only need one. i think if you come to mongolia you better spend your time fishing and hunting. >> you can try different golf courses. it would be interesting for you. wow, this is a cold country. >> rose: thank you very much. >> thank you. words alone aren't enough. our job is to listen and find ways to help workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cros
ABC
Sep 30, 2010 11:00am PDT
the public is going to pay for on election day. terry mcsweeney joins us now from oakland with more. terry? >> 15 officers have either quit or retired from the oakland police department since july and the folks here at the police officer's association say the funding is there, replace them. but the city administrator and others are saying why do anything right now until we see what voters do about measure x on the november ballot. you will remember in july '80 officers were let go to close the city's budget problem. 15 are retired since then, two more are leaving next week and it keeps going. measure x would bring dozens of officers on the force by imposing a parcel tax of $360. between now and the election, it is a matter of public and officer safety to put every funded officer on the force even if just for a few weeks. >> if there's money to do this and they're underfunding us and said they were going to fund us a certain amount then bring officers back. if they have to lay them off next year, then we do but we at least have a full staff. they need to do that. >> we want to bring back on
SFGTV
Sep 30, 2010 3:30pm PDT
a certain amount of greece into the sewer system. both of this is to help us comply with our treatment plant. what we are finding is our crews that respond to work orders, over 40% of their calls have to do with trees. when you break that down into staff time, that is over three and a half million dollars we are spending on grease, despite the existing laws, it wears on the pipes, and it keeps people from dealing with more proactive inspection that could increase our levels of service. we started investigating a few years ago why this clause. there are about 3000 restaurants in the city that are potentially discharging grease. we found a lot of them do not have any equipment at all, maybe the owner of the building changed hands, or that they do not clean it. what we realized is, historically, there is a gap in regulation where the department of building inspection, port inspectors will require that a new restaurant puts it in, but nobody goes back to look at it to make sure it is maintained, serviced, or kept their if the restaurant changes hands. what we have developed with the golden gate
CBS
Sep 30, 2010 12:00pm EDT
county executive jim smith. good afternoon. what can you tell us about baltimore county? >> good afternoon to you. we're fairing fairly well. it helps when people use common sense. going around the barriers is -- it's hard to understand because we've had such great cooperation between so many of the agencies and the police and the public works, two of the agencies have been working hand and glove and a road that is partially closed until public works get there. they put up the barrier and the police go on to assist other areas. we need the cooperation of the public but all the agencies are working very, very well together. with respect to the two shelters, they're really open for people who feel threatened, particular thy those who are -- could be impacted by the tidal surge. that's supposed to owe consider around 12:48 p.m. if they are afrayed for their pets we have coordinated with animal control. they can bring their pets. if they're bringing their pets with them, we're prepared to even take care of the pets. we have done 6500 row versus 911 calls. there are robocalls, mostly
CNN
Sep 30, 2010 2:00am EDT
obsessive. >> i think it is. i mean, this is what -- i think many of us have had a sense of pause when we saw that interview. and you wouldn't call him a barking lunatic but he certainly comes across as somebody who is obsessive. and that's not healthy for the institution that he represents, or for the individual that he is. but i do think that he may have crossed the line here. i think the only reservation i would put here is that what mr. cox articulated, whatever his motivations may be, and i'm willing to accept his motivations are to defend free speech, there is a legitimate question here. there is a dangerous trend here. and unfortunately this may be a case of bad case making bad law, in that it could magnify that trend a bit. but he's going to -- his conduct makes it more difficult for him to cloak himself entirely in the first amendment. >> jeff, this is now getting wrapped up in politics in michigan, the democratic candidate to be the next assistant -- to be the next attorney general has called on his republican opponent to call for this guy to be fired. do you think -- you still
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2010 6:00am EDT
% which is what history tell use, you need to continue upgrades and training and personnel. the bulk of your question was on audited financial statements. >> and sustainable systems. >> that's where i was going actually. the most important piece is not an audit in my mind. the most important piece is management information systems that the audit provides just a test of. we're committed that. it is as i'm sure you well understand given your background. somewhat different than the private sector. the goal here is not providing information to investors but ensuring the tax pairs money is well spent. for that reason we have focused our upgrading management systems doing with budget resources. we're trying focus on the most important information. as you indicated, this is a monmom mammoth job. >> we had this conversation. focus on the data you use and it's not getting there. you're not getting there. but go ahead. >> well, if we're not getting there we probably ought to have a discuss because that's what we're trying and as you indicated mr. hail had the lead for this. business transfo
NBC
Sep 30, 2010 7:00am EDT
of newborns who use popular sleep positioners. federal officials say you should stop using them immediately. details on all of this in a few minutes. >>> plus, there are plenty of hot spots in las vegas. this is ridiculous. the facade of a new hotel is creating what some are calling a death ray that is hot enough to melt plastic. one person at the pool said he had his hair cinched from the heat. more on that in a moment. >> let us begin with tore ren sal rains and threat of flooding on the east coast. weather channel jim cantore is on the east coast. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. if i said we set three and four and five day rainfall records, that probably doesn't mean much but when i put the numbers on it, we had 20 inches of rain in the last four days. here comes the rain again. we had enough of break this morning the waters receded a little on this road. you can see the water line. it came up another two feet when we got the period of heavy rain. that's what we're worried about. when these periods of heavy rain come in, will they produced flooding. schools are closed and even t
CBS
Sep 30, 2010 6:00pm EDT
to 10 inches right along the central portion into eastern sections of harford harford. east of us a lot less. salisbury less than an inch. ocean city had almost nothing to this point, but probably see that change tonight. bernadette joins me with a look at the updated numbers and also dealing with the winds. bernadette? >>> over nine incheses of rain. annapolis. these have leveled off. with the new round coming in, these are going to come up. this has jumped over two inches in hagerstown and all of them will be rising. we have flash flood warnings in effect for the green counties and a tornado watch that's been pulled back, just these counties in this section. that's until 7:00 tonight and coast -- coastal flood warnings. we've seen winds sustained generally 15 to 20 miles an hour. that will continue through the evening hours. the water will pile up for the next high tide. we'll see changes but not until tomorrow. we'll have a full forecast coming up shortly. right now, back to you. >> thank you. first warning weather coverage continues with captain mike perry. captain, mike? >> i don't
ABC
Sep 30, 2010 9:00am EDT
many things going on with the remains of what was once a tropical storm nicole, coming at us in a couple different pieces, but a very, very potentially severe threatening situation for today. let's check it out. wind advisory, winds will probably increase in gusts, close to 45-miles per hour. a tornado watch for the area through 1:00 p.m. we have had a couple of tornado warnings in southern maryland and the eastern shore and these little impulses of energy could spin up at any point in time. a flash flood warning for the entire area until 12:30. rainfall averaging three to six inches. wait until you see what we have had so far. flooding has been ebb tensive, to say the least. right now, i want to point out what we have. powerful doppler radar, we have a severe thunderstorm warning on top of everything else we have just mentioned. taking us to 9:30. we are watching heavy rain and the potential of gusty winds being carried to the surface. 50-60-miles per hour and if anything. some of these may actually help to spin off. we are looking southwest of bel aire for the he yes of the
CNN
Sep 30, 2010 6:00am EDT
's out there as well. rob marciano here with us in atlanta in the extreme weather center. it's just a messy one. >> it is, welcome, john. not only do we have all of that happening but right now two tornado warnings out for parts of virginia and north carolina. let's go to the magic wall. kyra tuck county, northeastern parts of north carolina, and matthews county, the pink polygons that you see here these are tornadoes. and both of these cells are moving north at 40 miles an hour. so moving very, very quickly. this saul within a tornado watch that empasses a big swath of real estate across the mid-atlantic until 1:00 this afternoon. so this is -- you know, we have remnants of a tropical system which was only around for a little bit. and we got a tremendous amount of rain. flooding a huge issue. boy, i'll tell you some of the areas that we've already seen flooding in, like wilmington, 7 inches of rainfall. that's just in 24 hours. and that doesn't include, john, the 10 inches that they had two days earlier. they could very well end up with 20 inches of rainfall without a hurricane the
MSNBC
Sep 30, 2010 5:00pm EDT
that every election is a choice. if you have to run against the ideal, if it's a referendum, every one of us will get beats. we'd have nobody in office because there's no such thing as the perfect public servant. the choices you make in politics are like the choices you make in life. you make the best available choice. >> that's an interesting insight into the obama's strategy. he talked about how what obama is doing is to try to draw mitch mcconnell and john boehner on to television where they aren't so good and expose them as part of the no team. part of a long interview we did today. part of an upcoming documentary. by the way, that was taped today at the clinton institute on american politics, university college dublin. one of the many institutes being set up by the former president. >>> james clyburn said if republicans win the house, they'll use subpoena power to try to delegitimize president obama. darrell issa said he was being paranoid and goofy. up next, we'll ask iss what what republicans are planning to do with the power that he will have in his hand. you're watching "hardball" f
FOX
Sep 29, 2010 10:00pm PDT
was illegal at all. we had to let her go that very day. we said gosh nikki, you can't work for us anymore. >> reporter: the whitman campaign says consider the source gloria alred they say alred is a part of a quote democratic party sleaze machine. they say that alred is known for political stunts. they think that alred and brown may be in cahoots. >> this is how career politicians do their business. >> reporter: two days ago, the brown camp did alert us that whitman had so called housekeeper problems. if whitman could talk to nikki diaz today. >> if she's listening right now. i am so sorry. i bet you are feeling really badly. >> reporter: does whitman think her housekeeper should be deported? up to immigration officials she says. >> reporter: we have posted detales on the whitman issue. >>> one california democrat is getting relatively good marks by an overwhelming number 72- 19% california voters disapprove of the job congress is doing. that contrasts to 37% who do not like the job pelosi is doing. being democrats both feinstein and pelosi fair much better among members of their open pa
SFGTV
Sep 29, 2010 5:00pm PDT
think he brings to the authority board that vision and that is reflected in the way he leads us. let me take a second now in asking you to welcome supervisor mirkarimi of the board of supervisors. >> good morning. i am very delighted and proud to be here. i should explain that you might see both the mayor and myself and the president of the board of supervisors grinning. it may be the cold. we are also a little bit giddy because it was early this morning after a 13 hour board meeting that we just put to bed our budget of $6.50 billion. so we are quite delighted about that as well. so it is good to be here with you. [applause] the federal highway administrator, mayor newsom, and president david chiu, i am glad to address you on the occasion of such an important event in the development of the new presidio parkway. the start of construction of the first major tunnel. as chair of our county transportation authority board, i am delighted to welcome you to san francisco on this fine morning. it is not often that we get to mark the commencement of construction of something this big and this i
SFGTV
Sep 30, 2010 3:00am PDT
of those public instances need to happen. >> i am ok with it being used by the people in san francisco as well with nowhere to go during the day, sitting on a bench can be helpful. >> i agree. that is one of the concepts, yes, that could be employed with this district if they could raise funds and implements management and maintenance of those distillations. another purpose for this proposed district would be to advocate on behalf of the district, bringing together the sectors, raising funds on a project that affects the community, really building up the community as a whole. this district is not cohesive. everyone does not communicate with each other between the private sector, amongst themselves, and the public and private sector. this is an opportunity for an organization to be a caretaker for the area as a whole and exclude -- include the stakeholders in the organization, helping to promote the district, really fostering neighborhood pride and ownership for those that use it, live here, residents, workers, and visitors. but does so, the budget proposed to do these services on an an
SFGTV
Sep 30, 2010 9:00am PDT
milestone to bring us to this day was a transfer by the state of 12 acres of land to the tjpa and the city to help fund the new transit center. this agreement, signed during the brown administration and campaign at the state level by former senate president john burton -- [applause] that agreement provides one of the largest funding contributions to this project and allows for the creation of new neighborhoods with hundreds of affordable housing units. today, during the tenure of our mayor, gavin newsom, he has been an enthusiastic and effective advocate of the project since he was a supervisor representing district two. we finally break ground today. this project would not have been possible without the numerous contributions of individuals, and in particular, our transportation partners. the city and county of san francisco, the san francisco municipal transportation agency, the san detail transportation authority, the transit district, the metropolitan transportation commission, the state of california, our state legislative delegation, the california high speed rail authority, and the
NBC
Sep 30, 2010 5:00pm EDT
early and they used their floodgates' even while expecting no serious problems. sailboat or knows -- sailboat owners were nervous. >> there is a southeast wind blowing in the bay and that is pushing in the water. as you can see, our bulkheads are even with the dock. >> the city recommended that people own vehicles to move their cars out of low lying areas. much about of the day reminded people about the flooding from 2003. all the more reason for a precaution. to be sure, one place they were thinking about to 2003 and is a belted day was over in eastern baltimore county and that is where we go. -- one place they were thinking about isabel today. >> no vehicle will be traveling them this because it is covered with water. the water has gone down since earlier today. earlier today and this morning, water was completely over that mailbox. as the rain got more heavy, the water got deeper, and deeper, and deeper. this van and car were stuck under the amtrak over past. apparently they tried to drive through and they were stuck. this woman was stock as well. that is the way she goes home.
ABC
Sep 30, 2010 5:30am EDT
with us for the entirity of today and perhaps into the early part of tomorrow. we're looking at a wind advisory, the remains of nicole which are no longer an official tropical storm. it's broken up into a few pieces. every piece is thrown at central maryland. wind advisory with gusts of 45 miles an hour today. there could be a possibility of tornados with a watch extended to 1:00 p.m. for most of central maryland off towards the eastern shore and our states to the north and into the carolinas. rainfall could top 2 to 5 inches. flooding, almost a guarantee across the area. we have heavy rain right now around the beltway. severna park, annapolis, the orange and red shadings. there's more coming up the bay. rain over the central and southern portion of the chesapeake. here we go, 68 this morning. 75 this afternoon, it's about the building rain, big puddles on the roads, going to cause traffic problems out there. please be careful, we cannot extend this issue enough. do not drive if it looks like a puddle, it could be much deeper than it might be. be very cautious out there. we have accide
CNN
Sep 30, 2010 1:00am EDT
developments tonight, and the same question people keep asking us, why hasn't his boss fired him? we'll put that question to his boss, the attorney general of michigan. >>> also tonight a bombshell campaign ad re-enacting a senator's visit with a prostitu prostitute. is it fair? is it true? we have the facts. >>> and later a rare sitdown with michael j. fox, his battle with parkinson's, what his days look like and what the future looks like in the battle against this killer disease. >>> we begin though tonight keeping them honest. one of the new developments in one of the oddest stories we have reported on in a long, long time. new calls tonight for an assistant attorney general of michigan to be fired. in a moment we're going to talk with his boss, the attorney general of michigan, to find out if he will be. let's first get you up to speed. the man we're talking about is andrew shirvell, that's him, an assistant attorney general of michigan. for months in his private time he's been fixated on a young gay college student named chris armstrong. that's mr. armstrong. he's the first openly gay
PBS
Sep 29, 2010 5:30pm PDT
in europe and the possible threat in the u.s. >> brown: margaret warner examines china's growing economic and military assertiveness in asia and globally. >> they're breaking diplomatic egg which is three or four years ago they would not have broken. so i think the change is palpable. >> woodruff: we talk to former clinton administration secretary of labor robert reich-- the last in our series of conversations on extending the bush-era tax breaks. >> brown: and jonathan miller of "independent television news" reports from northwest pakistan, where relief-aid is still slow in coming two months after the floods began. >> this is one of the worst affected areas in pakistan, but these people industrial no safe water, no food, no shelter, no medicine. something has gone very wrong. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> i want to know what the universe... >> looks like. >> feels like. >> from deep space. >> to a microbe. >> i can contribute to the world by pursuing my passion for science. >> it really is the key to the
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